Menasha Ridge Press 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition

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Explore all the urban green spaces, historic sites and scenic overlooks with 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia as your guide to an abundance of natural beauty just a short drive and hike away.

  • Features

    • 60 detailed hiking descriptions and trail notes include at-a-glance information on distance, hiking time, difficulty, scenery, traffic, trail surface and accessibility
    • Find your way easily with full-color GPS-based trail maps and elevation profiles, along with clear, concise directions to the trailheads
    • Local author and hiking expert Lori Litchman also includes helpful expert tips on what to expect and where to go when you get there

    Made in USA.

    From the publisher: Where in the world did George Washington really sleep? Where is the best place to see the hawk migration or to admire the mighty Delaware? Where should you take the family, bring a date, geocache or connect with nature? 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Philadelphia not only provides obscure and unknown trails, it also includes in-depth information regarding the history, flora and fauna of the most outstanding day escapes in the greater Philadelphia area.

    This book narrows down the trails so you can obtain maximum enjoyment from your visits, and provides detailed maps so you don't get lost.

    Visit fun and historic towns with an artistic flair such as New Hope, Lambertville, Stockton, Washington's Crossing, Frenchtown, Newton Borough, Doylestown Borough and Wrightstown. Find out what is being done to protect and preserve greater Philadelphia's rich natural trails, and learn about plans for future trails, such as the Liberty Trail, a 25-mile trail that will follow the route taken by the colonists as they saved the Liberty Bell from a British invasion, hauling it into the nearby countryside. Learn how and why this area has become an example of conservancy for other states. Get the scoop on clean energy at parks such as Neshaminy and Peace Valley.

    With its stone houses, covered bridges, rolling hills, hidden valleys and quaint river towns, this area of the country provides some of the most interesting and breathtaking hikes in the world.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Hiking

    Dimensions

    8.9 x 6.0 inches

    Author(s)

    Lori Litchman

    Number of Pages

    288

    Format

    Paperback

    ISBN-13

    9781634040662

    Publisher

    Menasha Ridge Press

    Copyright Year

    2017

    State / Province

    Pennsylvania

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